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Croatia Elects Its First Female President in Narrow Runoff

Kolinda Grabar-Kitarovic won in the second round of elections that were held in Croatia on Sunday, becoming the country's first female president.

World » Southeast Europe | January 12, 2015, Monday // 09:05 | Viewed: 752

World Leaders Gather in Paris for Massive Anti-Terror Unity March

In an extraordinary demonstration of global unity, some 40 leaders from around the world have gathered together at the French presidential palace on Sunday to take part in the Paris Unity rally in the memory of the victims of this week’s jihadist attacks.

World » EU | January 11, 2015, Sunday // 16:50 | Viewed: 1148

European Interior Ministers Urge Stricter Controls at EU’s External Borders

The interior ministers of 11 European nations on Sunday urged the tightening of controls at the EU’s external borders in order to prevent a repeat of this week’s terrorist attacks in Paris that left 17 people dead.

World » EU | January 11, 2015, Sunday // 16:06 | Viewed: 964

Spain’s Interior Minister to Call for Tighter Border Controls in Europe

Europe may have to tighten its border controls in order to deter Islamic fighters returning to Europe from the Middle East, Spain’s Interior Minister Jorge Fernandez Diaz has said.

World » EU | January 11, 2015, Sunday // 15:13 | Viewed: 1164

Man Claiming to Be IS Member Says in Video He Was Paris Supermarket Attacker

A man looking like the attacker, who killed a female police officer and took hostages in a supermarket in Paris, has claimed in a posthumous video on Sunday he has member of the Islamic State (IS) militant group.

World » EU | January 11, 2015, Sunday // 14:18 | Viewed: 826

Mehmed Yumer: No Religion Can Justify Terrorism

No ideology, cause or religious belief can justify the terrorist act against the Paris headquarters of the French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo that killed 12 people, Mehmed Yumer, editor-in-chief of Sofia-based weekly newspaper Zaman Bulgaria has said

World | January 11, 2015, Sunday // 13:35 | Viewed: 1409

Over 1 Million Expected to Attend Sunday’s Unity March in Paris

France is gearing up for a march on Sunday paying tribute to the 17 victims of terrorist attacks.

World | January 10, 2015, Saturday // 16:52 | Viewed: 1375

Cyprus Closes Down Flag Air Carrier over EU State Aid Ruling

The Cypriot flag carrier suspended operations at midnight over a European Commission ruling that it had illegally received state aid.

World » EU | January 10, 2015, Saturday // 14:26 | Viewed: 917

Dual Hostage Crisis Results in Death of Three Suspects, Four Hostages

The two hostage incidents that unfolded in France on Friday resulted in the death of three suspects and four hostages.

World » EU | January 9, 2015, Friday // 22:01 | Viewed: 968

Gunman Takes Two Hostages in Jewellery Shop in Montpellier

Two people were taken hostages in a jewellery shop in the centre of Montpellier on Friday.

World » EU | January 9, 2015, Friday // 20:45 | Viewed: 1371

Perpetrators, Hostages Killed as French Security Forces Storm Both Hostage Sites

The French security forces stormed almost simultaneously both hostage sites – the kosher supermarket in Porte de Vincennes in Paris and the printing shop in the town of Dammartin-en-Gloebe.

World » EU | January 9, 2015, Friday // 18:30 | Viewed: 874

Shootout in Paris Jewish Shop: Uncertanity Looms about Number of Dead

At least two people have been killed after a shootout in a Kosher supermarket in Paris, France, police have confirmed.

World » EU | January 9, 2015, Friday // 15:35 | Viewed: 1895

'Two Killed' in Jewish Shop Shootout - Report

At least two people have been shot dead in a kosher supermarket in the south-east of Paris, sources say.

World » EU | January 9, 2015, Friday // 15:20 | Viewed: 700

Charlie Hebdo Suspects 'Ready to Die as Martyrs'

The brothers Cherif and Said Kouachi, who are suspected of having killed 12 people in the attack on Charlie Hebdo weekly, have told police they want to "die in martyrdom", a French official says.

World » EU | January 9, 2015, Friday // 13:12 | Viewed: 936

French Police 'Chasing Car of Charlie Hebdo Suspects'

Shots have been heard 45 km north-east of Paris as police are driving after a car presumably used by the gunmen who committed the attack on satirical weekly Charlie Hebdo on Wednesday.

World » EU | January 9, 2015, Friday // 11:01 | Viewed: 602

Search for Suspected Charlie Hebdo Killers Underway Northeast of Paris

French police has launched a large-scale operation north-east of Paris on Thursday to find two fugitive brothers suspected of being the main perpetrators of the massacre at Charlie Hebdo magazine.

World » EU | January 8, 2015, Thursday // 21:50 | Viewed: 754

Turkey, Shell Start Searching for Oil, Gas in Western Black Sea

Energy giant Royal Dutch Shell and state-owned Turkish Petroleum Corporation will start drilling for oil and gas in the western Black Sea this month, Turkey’s Energy Minister Taner Yıldız has said.

World | January 8, 2015, Thursday // 20:29 | Viewed: 1322

EU Commission Proposes New EUR 1.8B in Aid to Ukraine

The European Commission said on Thursday it is ready to extend new aid to Ukraine of up to EUR 1.8B to help the country tackle a deep recession.

World » EU | January 8, 2015, Thursday // 19:32 | Viewed: 3273

SYRIZA Leads Opinion Polls Ahead of Greek Elections

Opinion polls show that Greek oppositional party SYRIZA is firmly in the lead before the early parliamentary elections that are to take place on January 25.

World » Southeast Europe | January 8, 2015, Thursday // 15:54 | Viewed: 1828

George Soros Calls for USD 50 B Aid to Ukraine, Continued Sanctions Against Russia

George Soros expressed his opinion that the European Union (EU) should reorient its current policies towards Russia and Ukraine.

World | January 8, 2015, Thursday // 14:47 | Viewed: 1413

Charlie Hebdo Attack Suspects 'Spotted' in Northern France

The two brothers sought in connection with the attack on Charlie Hebdo weekly have been spotted in France's north-east, a French news agency says.

World » EU | January 8, 2015, Thursday // 13:38 | Viewed: 649